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Leading Roles for Women in Movies Have Increased — But It's Not All Good News

We were all ecstatic to leave 2016, but it turns out not everything about last year was terrible. Read More »

Zoe Saldana Is Over Racism and Sexism in Hollywood

Like many women in Hollywood, Zoe Saldana is no stranger to the industry's gender gap that extends beyond unequal pay. Read More »

Meet Hollywood's Female Showrunners

In the annual "rundown of those reigning and rising" in the television industry by The Hollywood Reporter, some of the country' Read More »

Sexism in Hollywood: A Timeline

The facts are the facts. And unfortunately, those facts are just not telling us what we want to hear because sexism, while prevalent throughout many industries around the world, is a continuous theme in Hollywood. Read More »

Hollywood’s Best-Paid Actors Earn Tens of Millions More Than Best-Paid Actresses

Sorry, reigning champ Robert Downey Jr.: tireless superstar Dwayne Johnson is now the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, taking in a whopping $64.5 million this year. Read More »

Ava DuVernay Is First Black Female Director to Helm a $100 Million Film

Just one of many ways Disney is proving it's serious about highlighting diversity. Read More »

"Ghostbusters" Actress Leslie Jones Shows Women of All Sizes Deserve Red Carpet Fashion

When actress Leslie Jones tried to find a dress for the film premiere of "Ghostbusters," she said that no designers were willing to help her. Read More »

Meryl Streep Had to Ask for a Higher Salary to Play Miranda Priestly

That's right, even the boss lady of the 2006 film "Devil Wears Prada" — which grossed more than $300 million worldwide — says she had to negotiate her salary because she wasn't making enough. Read More »

It's Bond, Jane Bond: 6 Women Who Would Make a Killer 007

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Priyanka Chopra Crushes Stereotype of What Indian Women are "Supposed" to Look Like

This Bollywood actress who became the lead of "Quantico" is crushing the stereotype of what South Asian women should look like on television. Read More »

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